Monroe backs EGI’s partnership with Lanter

Monroe Capital LLC has provided a senior credit facility to support Equity Group Investments’ partnership with Lanter Delivery Systems. No financial terms were disclosed. Madison, Illinois-based Lanter is a provider of overnight unattended delivery service of time-sensitive parts for major auto, agriculture and heavy-duty truck original equipment manufacturers and industrial supply and equipment distributors.

PRESS RELEASE

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) today announced it acted as administrative agent and joint lead arranger on the funding of a senior credit facility in support of Equity Group Investments’ (“EGI”) partnership with Lanter Delivery Systems (“Lanter”). The infusion of capital from EGI, the private investment firm of Sam Zell, and Monroe positions Lanter well to pursue future growth opportunities.

Based in Madison, IL, Lanter is a privately held company providing overnight unattended delivery service of time-sensitive parts for major auto, agriculture, and heavy-duty truck original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and industrial supply and equipment distributors. Lanter leases and operates nearly 100 cross-dock facilities across the U.S.

About Monroe Capital
Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) is a private credit asset management firm specializing in direct lending and opportunistic private credit investing. Since 2004, the firm has provided private credit solutions to borrowers in the U.S. and Canada. Monroe’s middle market lending platform provides debt financing to businesses, special situation borrowers, and private equity sponsors. Investment types include cash flow, enterprise value and asset-based loans; unitranche financings; and equity co-investments. Monroe is committed to being a value-added and user-friendly partner to business owners, senior management, and private equity and independent sponsors. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and maintains offices in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.

Monroe has been recognized by Creditflux as the 2019 Best US Direct Lending Fund; Private Debt Investor as the 2018 Lower Mid-Market Lender of the Year; Global M&A Network as the 2018 Small Middle Markets Lender of the Year; M&A Advisor as the 2016 Lender Firm of the Year; and the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2015 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year. For more information, please visit www.monroecap.com.